All posts by Andy Jones-Wilkins

Andy Jones-Wilkins

finished in the top 10 men at the Western States 100 7-straight times. He's sponsored by Patagonia and Drymax socks and is iRunFar's editorialist.

The Simple and Wise Words of Kirk Apt
The Simple and Wise Words of Kirk Apt
on September 13, 2019
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An essay about how long and tough ultramarathons require both patience and persistence in order to succeed.


The Wasatch Front 100 Mile 40th Anniversary Celebration
The Wasatch Front 100 Mile 40th Anniversary Celebration
on September 6, 2019
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A look at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Wasatch Front 100 Mile.


Some Thoughts on Obsession
Some Thoughts on Obsession
on August 30, 2019
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AJW writes about runners who become ‘obsessed’ with and excel at certain races.


The Legendary Pikes Peak Marathon Men’s Record
The Legendary Pikes Peak Marathon Men’s Record
on August 23, 2019
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AJW speculates on whether Kilian Jornet will set the Pikes Peak Marathon course record this weekend.


What Makes an FKT?
What Makes an FKT?
on August 9, 2019
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AJW writes about the section of the Appalachian Trail through Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.


The Place is What You Make It
The Place is What You Make It
on August 2, 2019
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An essay about making a home wherever you are.


The Power of Heat: Reflections on the 2019 Vermont 100 Mile
The Power of Heat: Reflections on the 2019 Vermont 100 Mile
on July 26, 2019
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AJW looks at the hot and humid 2019 Vermont 100 Mile.


Managing Expectations
Managing Expectations
on July 12, 2019
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An essay about the importance of managing expectations in running and life.


Summer Sunrises
Summer Sunrises
on July 5, 2019
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AJW writes about running under summertime sunrises.


Homecoming Weekend
Homecoming Weekend
on June 28, 2019
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AJW writes about how the Western States 100 feels like home for him.